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    • Kay Sebian

    • Human Rights; Peace activists; League of Women Voters of North Carolina;
    • Kathryn Ann "Kay" Sebian and her grandchildren, Julia Magrow and Michael Sebian in the yard of her home. Kay Sebian (1922-2011) was a peace activist whose deep Catholic convictions led her to a life of political action on behalf of human rights. ...
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...
    • McGowan House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Andrew McGowan (1867-1948), president-treasurer of the Brunswick Bridge and Ferry Company and Justice of the Peace; and wife, Maude A. Kelly (1869-1960), native of Bladen County.
    • Elijah Hewlett

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Census takers (Persons)
    • Studio portrait of Ejiah Hewlett. Elijah Hewlett (1828-1919) was born near Masonboro Sound, NC, the son of John Hewlett Jr. and Ann Eliza Todd Hewlett. He was appointed Captain of the Masonboro Home Guard by Governor Vance during the Civil War....
    • Fennell-Croom House

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    • Built by former Confederate Army Captain, Owen J. Fennell (1832-1910) as his residence. He was a local merchant and Justice of the Peace. Purchased by M.F. Croom in 1892 and remodeled. Remained in family until 1931.
    • James R. Leutze

    • Leutze, James R., 1935-; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
    • Portrait of James R. Leutze. James R. Leutze (1935- ) served as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) from 1990 to 2003. He had a significant impact at UNCW and under his command, the university became one of the top 10...
    • Gladys Almon Sneeden

    • Independent insurance agents; Wilmington (N.C.); Women volunteers
    • Newspaper photograph of Mrs. LaMar Whiteford McIver on the occasion of her wedding, taken at her parents' home on Harbor Island, NC. Gladys Sneeden McIver (1922- ) was born in the Sea Gate area of Wilmington, NC. She went to Isaac Bear School,...
    • Wilkinson Alley

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    • Named for William Wilkinson, Colonial merchant and part owner of a rum distillery, who was a constable and Justice of the Peace. During the Revolutionary War, he served as deputy chairman of the Wilmington-New Hanover County Committee of Safety. ...
    • Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Presidents--United States
    • Woodrow Wilson riding with his 2nd wife in an automobile Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) was the 28th President of the United States, from 1913 to 1921. He lived in Wilmington from 1874 to 1882 when his father, Joseph R. Wilson, was the...
    • James Murray

    • Murray, James, 1713-1781; Colonial leaders; Planter
    • Portrait of James Murray. James Murray (1713-1781) was born in Unthank, Roxburghshire in Scotland. Through an association with Colonial Governor Gabriel Johnston, Murray set sail for North Carolina in 1735, arriving in the Cape Fear area a year...
    • George Davis

    • Confederate States of America; Lawyers
    • Portrait of George Davis. George Davis (1820-1896) was born in Porter's Neck, NC. He established a law practice in Wilmington, NC and served as one of the delegates to the Peace Congress in Washington preceding the Civil War. When the Confederate...
    • John Winecoff

    • Mounted police; Race riots
    • Black and white newspaper photograph of John Winecoff being honored as an Outstanding Young Law Enforcement Officer. John Winecoff (1949- ) joined the Wilmington, NC Police Department in May of 1971, three months after the firebombing of Mike's...
    • George Harriss

    • Judge advocates; City council members; North Carolina. Home Guard
    • Portrait of George Harriss. George Harris (1863-1934) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the private schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. For a period of 17 years, Harriss worked for his father's ship broking business....

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